Movies to See On the Big Screen This Summer

After a long, hot day under the sun, nothing quite beats a good movie theater night. Here are some films that are definitely worth seeing on the big screen. Whether you're looking for a funny comedy, an edge-of-your-seat thriller, or heartwarming family film, we've got you covered. So get ready to head to the movies and enjoy some of the best blockbusters of the year! 

Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris

“Led by a luminous Lesley Manville, Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris is a good old-fashioned story charmingly told” (Rotten Tomatoes)

Rotten Tomatoes: 95% 

Release Date: July 15, 2022

Director: Anthony Fabian 

Stars: Lesley Manville, Isabelle Huppert, Jason Isaacs, Anna Chancellor 

Bodies Bodies Bodies 

“Impeccably cast and smartly written, Bodies Bodies Bodies is an uncommonly well-done whodunit.” (Rotten Tomatoes) 

Rotten Tomatoes: 92% 

Release Date: August 12, 2022

Director: Halina Reijn

Stars: Amandla Stenberg, Maria Bakalova, Myha'la Herrold, Chase Sui Wonders

Rating: R

Top Gun: Maverick 

Top Gun: Maverick pulls off a feat even trickier than a 4G inverted dive, delivering a long-belated sequel that surpasses its predecessor in wildly entertaining style.” (Rotten Tomatoes) 

Rotten Tomatoes: 96% 

Release Date: May 27, 2022

Director: Joseph Kosinski

Stars: Tom Cruise, Jenifer Connelly, Miles Teller, Jon Hamm, Monica Barbaro, Ed Harris, Val Kilmer, Jay Ellis, Glen Powell, Lewis Pullman, Danny Ramirez, Greg “Tarzan” Davis

Rating: PG-13


“The rare action thriller that spikes adrenaline without skimping on character development, Prey is a Predator sequel done right.” (Rotten Tomatoes) 

Rotten Tomatoes: 92% 

Release Date: August 5, 2022

Director: Dan Trachtenberg

Stars: Amber Midthunder, Dakota Beavers, Stormee Kipp, Michelle Thrust 

Rating: R

Where the Crawdad’s Sing

“A particular treat for viewers who love the book, Where the Crawdads Sing offers a faithfully told, well-acted story in a rich, beautifully filmed setting” (Rotten Tomatoes) 

Rotten Tomatoes: 33% 

Release Date: July 15, 2022

Director: Olivia Newman

Stars: Daisy Edgar-Jones, Taylor John Smith, Harris Dickinson, Garret Dillahunt, Michael Hyatt 

Rating: PG-13


“The standard rock biopic formula gets all shook up in Elvis, with Baz Luhrmann's dazzling energy and style perfectly complemented by Austin Butler's outstanding lead performance.” (Rotten Tomatoes) 

Rotten Tomatoes: 78% 

Release Date: June 24, 2022 

Director: Baz Luhrmann

Stars: Austin Butler, Tom Hanks, Helen Thomson, Richard Roxburg, Olivia DeJonge

Rating: PG-13

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